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The Best Time to of Day to Take Functional Mushroom Supplements - Nummies

The Best Time to of Day to Take Functional Mushroom Supplements

Functional mushrooms or also known as medicinal mushrooms have been gaining popularity in recent years due to their potential health benefits. These mushrooms contain bioactive compounds that can support the immune system, reduce inflammation, reduce oxidative stress, and improve brain function, among other things if added to a daily routine. However, many people are unsure about the best time to take these supplements. In this article, we'll explore the optimal time to take functional mushroom supplements to maximize their potential benefits. 

Before we get into the specifics, it's important to note that the optimal time to take functional mushroom supplements can vary depending on the type of mushroom and the individual. And it is always good to remember that consistency is key when it comes to ingredients like mushrooms which are adaptogens. These type of ingredients tend to work over time. Take a look at our "How it Works" section for more info. 

Morning Mushrooms

Many people find that taking functional mushroom supplements in the morning is the best time of day to do so. This is because the compounds found in these mushrooms can help to support energy levels and focus, making them an excellent addition to your morning routine. Our favorite morning mushrooms to enjoy in the morning are Cordyceps, Chaga, Lion’s Mane and Turkey Tail earlier in the day to make the most of their energetic qualities. This is why we recommend the following formulas as part your morning routine.  

By Formula: 

  • Functional Mushrooms Gummies - For cognitive health (memory, focus, mental clarity, and Productivity)
  • Performance Gummies - with Cordyceps mushrooms for Energy, Performance and Muscle Recovery
  • Defense Gummies for Immune health goals (stronger Immune system and overall health)

By Mushroom Type: 

  • Cordyceps ~ with Cordycepin helps on the production of mitochondrial ATP[1] found in Functional Mushrooms and Performance Gummies
  • Chaga ~ Betulinic Acid have shown to have strong immunomodulating properties [2]
  • Turkey Tail ~ Polysaccharopeptide (PSP) and Polysaccharide-K (PSK) they activate our immune response against viruses and other diseases [4] Found in Functional Mushroom Gummies
  • Lion’s Mane ~ Hericenones and Erinacines they support brain health by stimulating nerve growth factor NGF [3] found in Functional Mushroom Gummies 

Afternoon Mushrooms

Taking functional adaptogenic mushroom supplements in the afternoon can also be a good option. This is because some mushrooms, such as reishi and chaga, have calming properties that can help to reduce stress and promote relaxation. Taking these supplements in the afternoon can help to combat the midday slump, fight free radicals and promote a more relaxed state of mind and better cognitive functioning. 

By Formula: 

  • Relax and Sleep Gummies - which will help you unwind and improve your sleep controlling your circadian rhythms
  • Ashwagandha - for anxiety and relaxation.

By Mushroom Type: 

  • Reishi ~ Triterpenes they have potential to soothe the nervous system promoting a sedative quality that can help with ease tension and sleep [5] found in our Sleep Gummies
  • Tremella ~ T. fuciformis polysaccharide (TFPS) acts as a neuroprotectant [6]
  • Chaga ~ Betulinic Acid have shown to have strong immunomodulating properties [2]

Overall, the best time to take functional mushroom supplements will depend on your individual needs and goals. If you're looking to support energy and focus, taking them in the morning may be best. If you're looking to reduce stress and promote relaxation, taking them in the early afternoon or evening may be more beneficial. Experiment with different times to see what works best for you, and always consult your healthcare professional or sick professional medical advice before adding new dietary supplements to your routine.









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